Volusia County deputies have found and arrested the suspect in a child abuse case.
Brian Bouchard, 21, is accused of severely abusing a 14-month-old boy.
Bouchard called 911 early Thursday, two hours after he claims the boy fell while in his care.
officials say the location of a future family friendly park will remain
unchanged even though WFTV uncovered eight sex offenders live nearby.
The eight sex offenders have all been convicted of crimes involving children, and some live within a one-mile radius of the future location of the 27 Acre Park on Young Pine Drive near Curry Ford Road.
NAACP leaders and activists from around the country will hold a march
and rally Saturday in Sanford demanding justice for Trayvon Martin.
officials say the purpose of the march and rally is to 'move the
national conversation on race from anger to answers'. The march begins
at 11:00 a.m. at Crooms Academy on West 13th Street and ends at the
Sanford Police Department.
A 17-year-old convicted rapist accused of attacking a woman while out on bond appeared before an Orange County judge on Friday.
The judge revoked Isaiah Cain's bond.
Cain told a judge that he did not need a public defender, but now court records show he has one.
Delric Miller IV died in a hail of bullets a month ago. When someone
fired 37 AK-47 rounds into his Detroit home at 4:30 a.m., he was
mortally wounded while dozing on the couch. He was 9 months old. No one
made the multicolored teething ring he got for Christmas or his toy
hammer into national symbols of random violence.
Last year, Charinez Jefferson, 17, was shot and killed on
a Chicago street. “She begged the shooter not to shoot her because she
was pregnant,” a pastor explained.
TACOMA — A search warrant released by police in Washington on Friday
reveals information about the investigation by the West Valley City
Police Dept. shortly after the disappearance of Susan Powell and the
investigation of Steven and Josh Powell’s Puyallup home. [Read the PDF of the Powell search warrant (WARNING: Graphic)]
Susan Powell was last seen in her West Valley City home on the night
of Dec. 7, 2009. Her husband Josh was the sole person of interest in the
case. Court documents released Friday outline the early stages of the
SIDNEY -- At 1:50 p.m. the Sidney High gymnasium fell silent and 10 minutes later the funeral service for Sherry Arnold began.
The audience stood while the Arnold family walked into
the gym. In the gym -- built to hold 2,000 people -- only a handful of
seats remained empty.
GREAT BEND Prosecutor Andrew Bauch wants jurors to believe that the
man who killed Alicia DeBolt and burned her body is none other than Adam
Longoria. That he was the person who tried to lure the 14-year-old
through a long series of text messages that began “Good morning,
beautiful” and “Wake up, sleeping beauty.”
Besides the text
messages, jurors will hear evidence that Longoria, 36, drove a black SUV
similar to the one witnesses saw Alicia get into the night she
disappeared, that Longoria later bought $1.32 worth of gas, that his
shoes showed traces of gasoline, that a mixture of his DNA and her DNA
was found in a semen stain on the floorboard of his girlfriend’s black
Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - Shaquan Duley, the Orangeburg mother who
killed her two young sons in 2010, has been sentenced to 35 years in
A judge handed down his decision at the Orangeburg County Courthouse just before 11:30 a.m. Friday.
Young, 37, was convicted and sent to prison for life in the 2006 beating death of his wife Michelle earlier this month.
Stephens asked the State Bureau of Investigation to look into the
behavior of a juror after he received information that a woman posted on
Facebook that her hairdresser had inside information from a juror about
how deliberations were going before the verdict was reached.
A convicted rapist will appear before a judge on Friday after investigators said he was arrested for assaulting another girl.
said 17-year-old Isaiah Cain cut off his GPS bracelet, attacked a woman
with a hammer and then ran away on Wednesday. Officials said they
caught Cain Thursday morning.
On his show Thursday night, Anderson Cooper spoke to a new witness in the Trayvon Martin
case. The witness, whose identity remains anonymous, described seeing
“scuffling” and heard a “painful” scream. As many have been saying, the
witness also said George Zimmerman seemed unharmed following the shooting.
The city of Sanford tonight decided that reporters won't be arrested
for pursuing the Trayvon Martin story after normal business hours.
news release sent Wednesday warned that police would arrest reporters
on stalking charges if they contacted city employees when they were off
the job. The threat barred reporters from sending emails, calling or
SANFORD, Fla. -
George Zimmerman's brother insists the neighborhood
watch captain did not follow Trayvon Martin before shooting and killing
the unarmed teen.
In an interview with CNN, Robert Zimmerman Jr.
said his brother showed considerable restraint and simply fired that
shot while trying to prevent Martin from taking his gun.
Now, he is confronted by any mayor's nightmare: the shooting
death of a black teenager under vague circumstances, accusations
that someone who volunteered to protect lives unjustifiably took
one and questions about the police investigation.
The white mayor, who is a senior vice president at United
Legacy Bank, is governing a town of about 54,000, 30 percent of
whom are black and have long complained bitterly about police
Police made the discovery Thursday in the town of Irondequoit. A female
body was found at the bottom of a inground pool in the backyard of a
home on Dorington Rd, and investigators believe it is that of Larie
Butler, missing since Saturday.
Deputies have caught a man they say beat a 1-year-old boy so badly that the child is now in the hospital on life support.
Officials said Brian Bouchard, 21, was caring for the Isaiah Mitchell
at the time of his injury last Saturday. Bouchard was living with the
child's mother. Deputies were told he had fallen, but the boy had severe
head trauma, and his face was swollen and bruised.
SANFORD, Fla. -
The city of Sanford retracted its threat to arrest
reporters who ask city employees questions about the Trayvon Martin case
The threat came in a press release a public
relations firm hired by the city sent Wednesday, stating workers had
been followed and approached at their homes by reporters working on the
The press release said police won't hesitate to
arrest members of the news media. The threat drew national attention
Thursday, and by the end of the day the city retracted it.
Jose Baez, who successfully defended Casey Anthony, has turned prognosticator on the Trayvon Martin case.
In an interview Wednesday with CNN'sAnderson Cooper, Baez said: "I just don't see a conviction down the line here. I really don't."
(AP) — A Houston boy who disappeared as an infant eight years ago and
who was recently found will remain in foster care while therapists
determine when he can be reunited with his parents, a judge ruled on
District Judge Mike Schneider agreed with a Child Protective Services
recommendation that 8-year-old Miguel Morin should remain in the state's
care at least until a May 16 hearing. The judge also signed off on a
child services recommendation that Miguel and his parents, Auboni
Champion-Morin and Fernando Morin, undergo therapy separately to see
when the boy might be ready for a reunion.
On March 23, noted film director and activist Spike Lee
sent retweeted an address that he thought was George Zimmerman’s – the
man who has found himself embroiled in controversy surrounding the death
of Sanford, Florida teenager Trayvon Martin. The address he actually
retweeted was that of David and Elaine McClain, a couple in their
seventies with no connection whatsoever to the man who shot Martin.
Protesters gather this week
outside a federal courthouse in Texarkana, Ark., to decry the fatal
shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.
(AP Photo/The Texarkana Gazette, Evan Lewis / March 29, 2012)
The death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin has prompted closely watched investigations by local, state and federal officials.
On Thursday, The Times spoke with two federal officials – FBI Special Agent Dave Couvertier in the Tampa
field office and Department of Justice spokeswoman Xochitl Hinojosa in
Washington — about the federal investigation, possible findings and
A firearms website created by some Tampa gun enthusiasts announced today it is collecting money to help pay for George Zimmerman's legal defense.
Christopher Kossmann, 23, and three friends founded Legal Boom: Gun law
for the Gunshine State last year to explain Florida's self-defense
laws, he said.
LUFKIN, Texas - Five kidney dialysis patients who authorities allege
were killed when a former Texas nurse injected them with bleach had
trusted the woman with their care but instead had their lives abruptly
cut short by her, a prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments
Scheduling issues have pushed the child-sex-abuse trial of former
Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky from mid-May until
early June, the Harrisburg Patriot-News is reporting.
The trial had been set to begin May 14, but Judge John Cleland today ordered the trial postponed until June 5 "to accommodate various logistical contingencies that have arisen."
Imagine being on the floor of your
home for a month, and your husband or wife not getting you the help you
needed. That’s what investigators say happened to a Plymouth woman. Now her husband, 61-year-old Darrel Scheuer, is facing felony neglect charges.
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Police say the landfill search south of Phoenix
for a missing Glendale child is nearing the halfway point. Glendale
police spokesman Sgt. Brent Coombs says that so far, searchers have
combed through over 2,500 tons of trash searching for the body of
5-year-old Jhessye Shockley. Searchers plan to scour through 6,000 tons
of trash looking for Jhessye.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A woman accused of criminally negligent homicide and child neglect has been sentenced to six years in prison.
Arnes'a Hart, 24, pleaded guilty earlier this year.
She was working as a desk clerk at the
Comfort Inn on Music Valley Drive in Donelson in February 2011 when she
allegedly left her three-year-old and four-month-old sons in a vacant
room, without any supervision.
The Quincy Herald-Whig (http://bit.ly/Hl3dCz
) reports that Christian Riley Baucom of Colony was reported missing
Tuesday afternoon. On Wednesday, Missouri State Highway Patrol divers
found his body after a small pond was drained.Christian’s
brother drowned in a different pond in August. The two boys were living
with a Mennonite family because their mother is in prison. Christian
did not live in the home by the pond where his body was found, but was
cared for by several different sisters of a Mennonite family.
A Polk County man is behind bars today after authorities say he
fatally punched his 3-month-old daughter when she wouldn't stop crying.
Christopher Scott Ryon, 27, is charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child, Winter Haven police said.
New information has been released about three missing Belgrade children who were found safe in Florida.
The kids were reunited with their mother on Wednesday evening in an
undisclosed location in Florida; it is not yet known when they will
return to Montana.
Belgrade police tell us they were able to track computer IP addresses
to determine that the father, James Ray Bryant, was residing in the
Bahamas for seven months with his current wife Angela and the three
children - the children he failed to return to their mother in August.
GRAND JUNCTION (AP) - DNA test results have confirmed that
skeletal remains found in western Colorado are that of Grand Junction
resident Paige Birgfeld, who disappeared in 2007.
Hikers found the remains earlier this month in Delta
County. Dental records had allowed investigators to tentatively identify
the remains as those of Birgfeld.
SANFORD, Fla. – A
lawyer for Trayvon Martin's parents said Wednesday new video showing
the teen's killer George Zimmerman after their deadly clash, but without
the head injuries he claims were inflicted upon him in the scuffle, was
"the smoking gun" for those seeking to have him arrested.
The CCTV footage, released Wednesday, shows
Zimmerman climbing handcuffed out of a police car and engaging with
officers after he killed Martin, 17, on Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla.
A police detective told the father of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin that his son initiated two confrontations with the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot him.
Tracy Martin, describing the police version of events in a
meeting Wednesday with Washington Post reporters and editors, said he
did not believe the official account, which was conveyed to him two days
after his 17-year-old son was killed Feb. 26. The detective’s
explanation, as relayed by Martin, largely coincides with recent news
reports that George Zimmerman told investigators that he shot Trayvon Martin in self-defense.
of George Zimmerman arriving at a Sanford, Fla. police station
indicates what may be an injury to the back of his head, a Daily Caller
ABC News published the video Wednesday evening. Zimmerman is the man
who shot and killed 17-year-old black teen Trayvon Martin a month ago. (RELATED: Full coverage of the Martin shooting)